The Justice Department sued the state of Arizona Tuesday to block a law that would require proof of citizenship to register to vote in the state.
The law, which Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed in March, is set to take effect in January.
According to the lawsuit, the Supreme Court rejected Arizona’s previous attempt to require proof of citizenship in 2013, and the Justice Department argues this new law violates the National Voter Registration Act because it requires documented proof of citizenship in federal elections.
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